DAT A320 near Bratislava on May 21st 2018, hydraulic failure

Last Update: May 22, 2018 / 22:15:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 21, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DX-349

Destination
Billund, Denmark

Aircraft Registration
OY-LHD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A DAT Danish Air Transport Airbus A320-200, registration OY-LHD performing flight DX-349 from Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt) to Billund (Denmark) with 152 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 120nm southeast of Bratislava in Hungarian Airspace, when the crew reported a hydraulic failure and decided to divert to Bratislava. The crew advised they would be unable to vacate the runway due to the loss of nose wheel steering and needed a tow off the runway. The aircraft landed safely on Bratislava's runway 22 about 30 minutes after leaving FL360.

A replacement A320-200 registration OY-JRZ positioned to Bratislava, resumed the flight and reached Billund with a delay of 6:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft departed Bratislava after 16 hours on the ground, ositioned to Billund but has not yet resumed service about 10 hours after landing in Billund.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 21, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DX-349

Destination
Billund, Denmark

Aircraft Registration
OY-LHD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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